Violence

06.03.14
Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence
06.03.14

Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence

Few would say the FBI was doing something wrong by shutting down Silk Road's online black market,...

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01.22.14
The Elder Scrolls Online receives Mature rating
01.22.14

The Elder Scrolls Online receives Mature rating

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has given Elder Scrolls Online a Mature rating for "Blood a...

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09.11.13
Activision Blizzard to take a stand on violent video game research
09.11.13

Activision Blizzard to take a stand on violent video game research

We may not know just what political stance Activision Blizzard has decided to take on the issue of...

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09.11.13
PBS' Game/Show delves into video game violence
09.11.13

PBS' Game/Show delves into video game violence

The latest episode of PBS' webseries, Game/Show, dives into the often-controversial topic of viole...

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09.09.13
Activision hires lobbyists to advocate on Senate bill researching violence
09.09.13

Activision hires lobbyists to advocate on Senate bill researching violence

Activision has hired a prominent lobbying group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, to advocate on...

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07.23.13
The Soapbox: A new mode of interaction
07.23.13

The Soapbox: A new mode of interaction

Video games are, by definition, an interactive medium. The entire point of playing a video game is...

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04.13.13
Jagex reports student to police following school shooting threat
04.13.13

Jagex reports student to police following school shooting threat

For all the talk about video games causing crimes, we don't often hear about the times when they...

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02.25.13
Report: 58% of US adults blame violent games for violent behavior
02.25.13

Report: 58% of US adults blame violent games for violent behavior

Studies have shown that violent behavior is both linked and not linked to violent video games, but...

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02.20.13
CT senator proposes bill to ban minors using fake guns in arcades
02.20.13

CT senator proposes bill to ban minors using fake guns in arcades

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp proposed a bill in January that would ban anyone younger than 1...

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